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Sunday, 25 June 2017

EACPT 2017 Congress underway in Prague

The EACPT 2017 Congress is underway in Prague from 24th-27th June with 566 participants from all 5 continents - 28% from beyond the European Region, from Australia to China, Japan and South Korea to the USA.

Professor Pertti J. Neuvonen
The Congress includes 22 sessions with Keynote Lectures on current issues for research, education and clinical practice on safe and effective use of medicines. 

Almost 500 oral and poster presentations will be presented by delegates from the European Region and around the world  

During the opening session on Saturday 24th June, the 2017 EACPT Lifetime Achievement Award was presented to Professor Pertti J. Neuvonen, Finland. 
Paoletti Medal Awards
The Rodolfo Paoletti Medal for Distinction in European Pharmacology at the 2017 EACPT Congress in Prague was presented on 25th June to current EACPT President Professor Tabassome Simon from Paris and EACPT Past-President Professor Gonzalo Calvo from Barcelona. The awards were announced by EPHAR Past-President Professor Thomas Griesbacher and EPHAR President-Elect Mojka Kr┼żan.
 
Further scientific Awards will be presented later during the Congress.
During the Congress, delegates will have the opportunity to network with global experts and trainees in the fields of research, clinical practice, the biotechnology sector, regulation and health policy. There will also be updates on the activities of the EACPT Working Groups for Research, Education, Regulation and Young Pharmacologists.

More on the Prague Congress

Future EACPT Congresses:
- 2019 Stockholm
- 2021 Athens
- 2023 Rotterdam
 
The EACPT was founded 25 years ago and now includes as members all national organisations for clinical pharmacology in Europe, as well as organisations from further afield internationally. The EACPT aims to provide educational and scientific support for the more than 4000 individual professionals interested in clinical pharmacology and therapeutics throughout the European region, with its congresses attended by a global audience. The EACPT also advises policy makers on how the specialty can contribute to human health and wealth.
Clinical Therapeutics, the Official Journal of EACPT.

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